forcibly
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forcibly(
fawr
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sih
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bli
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (by force)
a. por la fuerza
The police forcibly removed the homeless people living under the bridge.La policía expulsó por la fuerza a las personas sin hogar que vivían bajo el puente.
2. (convincingly)
a. convincentemente
She forcibly argued in support of the mission.Ella argumentó convincentemente a favor de la misión.
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forcibly
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (by force)
a. por la fuerza
2. (convincingly)
a. de manera contundente
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forcibly [ˈfɔːsəblɪ]
adverb
1 (by force) [+remove, restrain, separate] a la fuerza; por la fuerza
he was forcibly removed to the segregation unit He was forcibly removed from the premises The only way of saving life is to administer food forcibly Two student leaders were forcibly removed from the university president's office
2 (effectively) [+express, argue] de forma contundente; convincentemente
It would be difficult to put it more forcibly This point has been forcibly expressed also by Marxist-Leninists. to bring sth forcibly home to sb This fact was brought home to me forcibly by a personal experience.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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